firecracker

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 /ˈfaɪəˌkrækə/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
fire•crack•er /ˈfaɪrˌkrækɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a paper or cardboard tube filled with an explosive and discharged to make a noise, as during a celebration.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
fire•crack•er  (fīərkrak′ər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a paper or cardboard cylinder filled with an explosive and having a fuse, for discharging to make a noise, as during a celebration.
  • fire + cracker 1820–30, American.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

firecracker /ˈfaɪəˌkrækə/ n
  1. a small cardboard container filled with explosive powder and lit by a fuse



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